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The friends of Eddie Coyle

George V. Higgins

The friends of Eddie Coyle

by George V. Higgins

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Criminals -- Fiction.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] George V. Higgins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.H6365 Fr3, PS3558.I356 Fr3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5759969M
      ISBN 100394473272
      LC Control Number71163134

      Eddie's friends are numerous, but the term "friends" is suspect. As a small time hood, Eddie is about to go back to jail. In order to escape this fate, he deals information on stolen guns to the feds. Simultaneously he is supplying arms to his bank robbing/kidnapping hoodlum chums.   The Friends of Eddie Coyle may not have been the first crime novel set in Boston, but it’s the first one that matters. George V. Higgins couldn’t have known he was launching an entirely new subgenre when his fifteenth attempt at writing a debut novel was accepted for publication in , but Coyle’s DNA is imprinted on everything that followed, from Robert B. Parker’s Spenser to Dennis Author: Scott Von Doviak.

        ‎The classic novel from "America's best crime novelist" (Time), with a new introduction by Dennis Lehane George V. Higgins's seminal crime novel is a down-and-dirty tale of thieves, mobsters, and cops on the mean streets of Boston. When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted /5(). The Friends of Eddie Coyle is a novel by Boston author George V. Higgins. Eddie Coyle has a problem. He's going to prison, and needs the help of a cop to vouch for him so that his sentence is reduced. Only thing is, his way out is to become a snitch. He knows a few low-to-mid level hoods, but.

      The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins starting at $ The Friends of Eddie Coyle has 12 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(4). He has had to. In the world of Eddie Coyle, the careless and the dumb are either dead or locked up. Once, much earlier in his career, Eddie Coyle made a mistake. He sold a gun to a man, and the gun was traced, and the man went to jail for 15 years. Unfortunately, the man had friends. Which is how Eddie got the nickname Eddie Fingers.


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Told almost entirely in crackling dialogue by a vivid cast of lowlifes and detectives, The Friends of Eddie Coyle is one of the greatest crime novels ever written. “The best crime novel ever written--makes The Maltese Falcon read like Nancy Drew.”Cited by: 4.

Told almost entirely in crackling dialogue by a vivid cast of lowlifes and detectives, The Friends of Eddie Coyle is one of the greatest crime novels ever written.

“The best crime novel ever written--makes The Maltese Falcon read like Nancy Drew.”/5(). The Friends of Eddie Coyle was the debut novel of George V. Higgins, a Boston native who was a New England-based federal prosecutor as well as a newspaper - American proverb Eddie is a middle-aged, low-level mook in Boston's Irish-American organized crime of the early 70's/5.

About the Author George V. Higgins () was a lawyer, journalist, teacher, and the author of 29 books, including Bomber's Law, Trust, and Kennedy The friends of Eddie Coyle book the Defense. His seminal crime novel The Friends of Eddie Coyle was the basis for the Robert Mitchum film of the same name.4/4(25).

I first read The Friends of Eddie Coyle 25 years ago and I can still remember the opening lines (Jackie Brown, at twenty-six, with no expression on his face, said that he could get some guns.) It is a shame Higgins is gone.

He was the true master of dialogue. This was the book that drove my desire to write crime fiction by: 4. 'The best crime novel ever written' - Elmore Leonard When small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a felony, he's looking at three years in the pen - that is, unless he sells out one of his big-fish clients to the DA.

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Eddie Coyle is a small-time gun dealer with a big-time problem: who to sell out to avoid going to prison. While mob bosses, cops, hoods, gunmen, thieves, and executioners give Eddie plenty of.

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After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time/10(K).

Like Higgins’ novel—which is almost experimental in its preferred use of two-character dialogues instead of conventional narrative—The Friends of Eddie Coyle atmospherically presents the workaday tug of war between crooks and cops. Seen through the movie’s gutter’seye view of the world, everyone’s looking for a leg up on the other guy, a favor or some sort of insulation from jail (for the crooks) or bad work.

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